The Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2019 (ACRA 2019) is jointly organised by the Australian Robotics and Automation Association (ARAA) and the School of Mechanical Engineering’s Robotics Research Group at the University of Adelaide. The conference will be held from the 9th to the 11th of December, at the University of Adelaide’s North Terrace Campus in the heart of Adelaide and bordering the beautiful Adelaide parklands.